On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1930

Historical Events

  • Prohibition of Wieringermeer finished

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Ashcroft, English rugby union number 8 (16 caps England, 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Waterloo FC), born in St. Helens, England (d. 2021)
  • Frank Perry, American film director (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Margaret Rose, Countess of Snowdon, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II, born in Glamis Castle, Scotland (d. 2002)
1930 Highlights

About August 21, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo